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Eurpopean banks gain vital edge in race to cloud

European banks gain vital edge in race to the cloud

European banks are starting to overcome the obstacles that slowed their shift to cloud computing. And in the race to recover lost ground, they can learn from the experiences of their counterparts in the US and Asia.  One of the biggest lessons…

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How to get it right: Open Banking payment errors

How to get it right: Open Banking payment errors

The shift to digital services has accelerated since 2020, improving the potential of Open Banking payments to become a viable alternative to card payments. Cumulatively, over 26.6 million Open Banking payments had been executed by the end of 2021. There was a…

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How banks can thrive in face of rising interest rates

How banks can thrive in the face of rising interest rates

Bankers must be weary of all the talk about disruption; in the past 15 years they’ve had to survive both the economic and reputational fall-out of the Great Recession, digitize their business and start moving it to the cloud, manage the greatest-ever…

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How to grab your share of new payments growth

Most payments leaders who participated in our Growth in Payments research think digital payments could overtake plastic cards and cash by 2025. It’s clear that they expect a surge in payments innovation, different consumer behaviors, shifting regulations—and new payments growth. And like…

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Do your banking customers follow your happy path?

When your bank’s customers are using the products and services you offer them, do they always navigate along the journey you expect—or want—them to take? How often do they make a wrong turn or do something you didn’t anticipate? And when this…

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The three key areas of fintech acquisition success

For the past five years, banks have transformed by, in part, focusing on bank-to-bank mergers. However, the surge in banking M&A will shift from traditional acquisitions as banks clamor for disruptive technology and differentiated client experiences to defend profit pools that are…

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New ESG laws will force big changes on banks

Banks in Europe need to prepare for the biggest set of regulatory changes since the aftermath of the 2008 global financial crisis. They’ll soon have to comply with sweeping sustainability rules drafted by national governments and financial services regulators.   The impact of…

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Top 15 banks reveal secrets of digital success

Top 15 banks reveal secrets of digital success

The top 15 global banking giants are generating their combined revenues and profits at a pace that’s well ahead of the average performance of their smaller competitors. What’s more, these big “winning banks” are harnessing their vast investments in digital technologies to…

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How to manage risk for a successful implementation

The technology behind lending systems has advanced significantly in recent years, and commercial banks are keen to take advantage of those advances and improve their processes to unlock the value that modern systems can provide. Over the past five years, a majority…

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Six steps to help banks reach net-zero

It’s fantastic that banks are taking the lead in the fight against climate change. Over 50 banks from across the world have pledged to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. And many more are set to follow. Banks can become stewards of…

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